Thimble bladder

Last revised by Dr Yahya Baba on 24 Jul 2021

Thimble bladder​ is a descriptive term for extreme fibrosis and contracture of the bladder walls, resulting in a tiny bladder. The term is usually used to describe changes from advanced genitourinary tuberculosis.

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: thimble (photo)
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  • Case 1: tuberculosis of the bladder
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